- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 20, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) - A juvenile has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in Delaware.

News outlets report the unidentified minor fatally shot the man in the upper chest around 8:30 p.m. Sunday after an altercation on a street. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the minor is also charged with possessing a firearm while committing a felony.

The minor is being held on $160,000 bail. Middletown Police Capt. William Texter tells Delaware State News the juvenile’s information won’t be released unless they’re charged as an adult per department policy.

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